WHAT ONLINE RECORDS HELP TO IDENTIFY IRISH PLACE NAMES?
Database transcripts of the 1851 Townlands Index are available at:
Other useful sites include:
• www.logainm.ie, primarily concerned with the original Irish versions of placenames, but also including many historical maps
• maps.osi.ie, the website of Ordnance Survey Ireland, which includes fully searchable free copies of the six-inch and 25-inch to the mile 19th century surveys of Ireland.
OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.
Cavan Townlands is your gateway to the history of each of Cavan's 2000 townlands. Here you will find unique information on each townland dating from 1609 to present day, including rare census data, maps and an expanding library of articles and books. Information can be accessed by interactive mapping or direct name entry.